Search for dissertations about: "severity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1186 swedish dissertations containing the word severity.

  1. 1. Early rheumatoid arthritis aspects of severity and co-morbidity

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Lena Innala; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Early rheumatoid arthriti; ACPA; cardiovascular co-morbidity; age at onset; pharmacological therapy; severity; disease activity; co-morbidity;

    Abstract : Background Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic progressive destructive joint disease with an increased risk for co-morbidity and premature death if untreated. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the main cause of death but also other co-morbid conditions contribute to the patient’s shorter life expectancy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Severity of illness versus severity of disease : definitions and applications

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Rosimary Almeida; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Outcome assessment should consist of two basic steps - "selection of a meaningful outcome" and "determination of what caused the outcome". The latter step requires comparisons, and therefore information about the initial status of the patients. READ MORE

  3. 3. Systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis analyses of candidate genes involved in immune functions, for susceptibility and severity

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Martin Johansson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SLE; RA; oestrogen; renal disorder; ESR1; PDCD1; PTPN22; association; severity; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Internal medicine Rheumatology; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Invärtesmedicin Reumatologi; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune rheumatic disease with systemic manifestations characterized by auto-antibodies directed against different parts of the cell nucleus including DNA, histones and ribosomes. The systemic inflammation can cause damage to multiple organs, e.g., kidneys, skin, heart, lungs and the nervous system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Asthma in Primary Care Severity, Treatment and Level of Control

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Björn Ställberg; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adherence; adolescent; adult; asthma; asthma classification; asthma control; asthma severity; compliance; drug therapy; hyperresponsiveness; primary health care; smoking; asthma treatment.; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Aims. The overall aim was to examine the severity, treatment and level of control in patients with asthma in primary care in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experiences of pain and associations between pain, disease severity and individual quality of life in people with motor neuron diseases

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : Ylva Åkerblom; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; motor neuron disease; pain; quality of life; individual quality of life; qualitative content analysis; pain severity; disease severity;

    Abstract : Many people with the incurable and often times fatal motor neuron diseases have pain, but there is lack of knowledge about people’s experiences of living with pain. Further, the correlation between pain and their quality of life is not well understood, and previous studies have not used individual quality of life, namely that people with their own words express what quality of life is. READ MORE